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Colorado River, Colorado, Fishing Report - 07/16/18
Conditions are almost the same as last week. There are lots of hatches taking
place and trout being caught. Stream levels are up to near normal levels and the
river in good shape..
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain from Saturday through
Monday,
otherwise clear for the coming week. Highs will range from 85 to 91
degrees and lows from 4
7 to 55 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 1140 cfs
Level: 5.85 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 57
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Kremmling
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18/16, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Western Green Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Golden Stoneflies, size 10/12, nymphs and adults
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for the
larger trout.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Western Green drakes are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Golden stoneflies are hatching.
Spotted sedges are hatching.
Terrestrials - Hoppers, Carpenter ants, and Japanese beetles are working.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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